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COVID-19 in SWLA: Dec. 27, 2021

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Published: Dec. 27, 2021 at 1:49 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID updates at noon, Monday through Friday.

“Due to the sharp increases in cases, we are reporting out today even though it’s a state holiday,” the LDH said in a tweet Monday.

Since Sunday, 2,619 new COVID-19 cases have been reported to the state, according to the LDH.

Since Dec. 23, 12,164 new COVID-19 cases were reported to the state, according to the LDH.

According to the LDH, those not fully vaccinated account for 69% of cases from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15 and 82% of deaths from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15.

Vaccination data contains the most recent report from the LDH.

Click HERE if unable to see the state dashboard.

COVID-19 IN LOUISIANA

· 12,164 new cases.

· 17 new deaths.

· 449 patients hospitalized (143 more than previous update).

· 80% of current COVID hospitalizations are those not fully vaccinated.

· 49.87 percent of population vaccinated.

COVID-19 IN REGION 5

· 452 new cases.

· 1 new death (1 new death in Vernon, part of Region 6).

· 17 patients hospitalized (6 fewer than previous update).

· 37.6 percent of population vaccinated.

CALCASIEU (REGION 5)

· 392 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 39.72 percent of population vaccinated.

ALLEN (REGION 5)

· 10 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 28.78 percent of population vaccinated.

BEAUREGARD (REGION 5)

· 27 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.03 percent of population vaccinated.

CAMERON (REGION 5)

· 6 new cases.

· 0 new deaths.

· 32.32 percent of population vaccinated.

JEFF DAVIS (REGION 5)

· 17 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 38.97 percent of population vaccinated.

VERNON (REGION 6)

· 22 new cases.

· 1 new death.

· 32.55 percent of population vaccinated.

FCI OAKDALE

· 0 active cases among inmates.

· 3 active cases among staff members.

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